Friday, January 25, 2013

Book Review: Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

Reviewed by: Nur Liyana ‘Aliah (9S1)


In order to love, a woman must learn how to trust again.

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children; and another with her plainspoken neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family.  But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her.. a past that set her on a fearful journey across the country, to the oasis of Southport. With Jo’s support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient and safety and one of riskier rewards.. and that in the darkest hour, love is the only true safe haven.

Why do you like it?
I like the book due to it’s fascinating description and it’s love story. One of Nicholas Sparks’ finest book I’ve read. I had been suggested to read this book by someone to read this good book because of how thrilling it was.. While I was reading the book, it’s make me curious and keep on flipping through pages and pages, it’s a really wonderful feeling when you’re reading it. Experience Katie and Alex’s journey through 382 pages only!

Rating out OF FIVE STARS: 4.9/5 stars

Books you might enjoy written by Nicholas Sparks:
A bend in the road and A walk to remember.

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